Arthur Leggett

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Ex-member Arthur Leggett will pay a visit to the Matagarup run on 19 September to celebrate the fact that he turned 103 on 8 September.

Almost all of the older members know what a great person he is, and I am sure that most of the younger members will think so too, after seeing and hearing him.

He was a very good runner and is well known for many things, including writing and reciting bush poetry. He’s an inspiration to anyone aspiring to have a long and good retirement.

We are hoping that he will once again recite some of his bush poetry. I know that Wayne Pantell ,director of Matagarup, also likes to write and recite bush poetry, so we might be lucky enough to be treated to a double ticket!